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Dec 5, 2013 5:30am PST
you if you get caught up in that world. >> staying in the united states, where barack obama is leading the fight back for his signature healthcare reform. the u.s. president announcing a recent tech surge has rectified problems that users complained of. the disastrous rollout in october of the fundamental website has badly hurt obama's poll ratings. the problems besetting the affordable care act, a.k.a. obamacare, have been a boone for republicans. they now insist it's not the website that's faulty, but the law itself. obama says he will fight for the rest of his mandate, three years if need be, to make the law work. electoral uncertainty in the world's most dangerous country. honduras' top voting body says it will review the results of last month's presidential poll after a defeated candidate castro cried foul, calling protesters into the streets sunday and claiming the vote was rigged. the ruling national party's candidate, juan hernandez, won the november 24 poll by eight percentage points. castro is the wife of a former president whose ousting in 2009 precipitated months of
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Dec 10, 2013 5:00am PST
, people were unable to live or die as human beings. i want the ambassador to tell president obama to come and visit nagasaki. >> he also emphasized that atomic bomb survivors are striving for a world without nuclear weapons. >>> china's economy is expected to grow, albeit slightly slower than this year. more on this, ron? >> growth on this is going to be relatively brisk, but one expert says china's period of rapid growth is moderating now, so slower growth next year, officials and company executives are scaling back investment. that spending has been a driver of the economy for more than three decades. a deputy director at the chinese academy of social sciences, that's a government think tank. li said china's gdp will end up at 7.7%, the same as last year. growth will fall slightly next year to around 7.5%. >> translator: china's economy has already passed through a period of rapid growth and is now experiencing moderate growth, higher quality, and efficiency. >> the central government will no longer compete to post higher growth. he said china needs to push ahead with reforms an
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Dec 7, 2013 6:00am PST
confirmation yesterday that the united states president barack obama will be in the country, possibly at that memorial service. you know, he moves in a vast cordon of security, and that complicates things tremendously. we have to prepare for what's expected to be very large crowds when nelson mandela's body will be flying state. and there is so much preparation to be done ahead that have. we're not sure we have ever seen an event of this magnitude in south africa, up to and including the recent world cup, and we are still concerned somewhat in our ability to manage this in a way that would be fitting to the memory of the man. >> our correspondent for the "mail" and "guard unanimous" newspaper. thanks very much. moving on to other news now -- hundreds of french soldiers have set up quarters in the central african republic capital. they are part of a u.n. mission to restore law and order in a country torn apart by interreligious violence. almost half a million people have fled their home in fear. people are finding refuge wherever they can. >> thousands of christians have sought refuge jus
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Dec 10, 2013 5:30am PST
that you heard an inspiring speech from the u.s. president, barack obama. sophie, thank you for joining us. you are a former correspondent in johannesburg and yourself had a chance to meet and interview nelson mandela several times. do you have a particular memory or something about him that strikes you the most? all at theuck us time was his extraordinary warmth. he clearly loved human company it was very striking. after 27 years in prison he had been deprived of the things that normal family life means to any political leader. when he remembers sitting under a tree in his garden for a press conference, that is the kind of thing he would do, sit on a chair with the press sitting on the grass around him. it was not dreamed up by some public relations specialist. he had a natural authority for leadership and he enjoyed the presidents of other people. i think that that came up, time and time again, we all had the real privilege, crosses warmth and enjoyment of company. for foreign company correspondents. he was having a lovely time telling stories about his childhood and how they
LINKTV
Dec 4, 2013 5:30am PST
bars? obama. president barack now is fighting back on health care. he is trying to rally support for his signature health care law after the messy launch of his website. his approval ratings have plummeted since the botched rollout of the affordable care act. the legislation, also known as obamacare, is trying to provide health care for the 15% of the americans without health insurance. claim they have already benefited from obamacare. plaguedwebsite launch by technical problems, on tuesday the american president was at pains to give his affordable care act a clean bill of health. >> noun the website -- now the website is working for the vast majority. we want to ensure folks folks -- folks focus on what is at stake here, which is the capacity for you or your family's to be able to have the security of decent health insurance at a reasonable cost. >> launched on october 1, healthcare.gov was designed to allow people to shop for insurance policies to provide medical coverage for millions of uninsured. problems host of emerge. insurers said many application forms were strewn with evers
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Dec 9, 2013 5:00am PST
mandela. among those taking part is u.s. president barack obama. japan's crown prince will also be at the ceremony. the prince will be the first imperial family member to attend a funeral or a memorial event overseas for a nonroyal. the crowned prince is accompanied by the former prime minister, who will attend the service as a special envoy. they left tokyo aboard a government plane on monday afternoon. the prince will arrive in johannesburg on tuesday morning. >>> there's a severe winter storm in eastern united states, and here's our meteorologist robert speta with the details. robert, how bad is the situation? >> well, gene, this past weekend many people without power, all the way from texas, extending up into new england. today, it does look like the worst of it is in new england, but you're seeing icing all the way across the appalachian mountains here and this is cause for at least 2,000 flights to be cancelled. anybody traveling, it has been a rough go. you see the cloud cover, most of this down towards the south now starting to switch over to rain, including those in and aroun
LINKTV
Dec 6, 2013 5:30am PST
. president barack obama says his entry into politics began with anti-apartheid rallies at universities. he wrote in "the guardian" of having watched nelson mandela over the years with admiration and humility. >> i cannot fully imagine my own life without the example that nelson mandela set. so long as i live, i will do what i can to learn from him. >> political activists who went leaders say nelson mandela inspired them to become leaders and overcome oppression. >> he understood nobody should be penalized for the color of their skin or the circumstances in which they were born. he understood we could change the world. , also winnerlama of the nobel peace prize, says he has lost a dear friend. tribute we "the best can pay to him is to honor his oneness of humanity and with peace and reconciliation as he did." preparations began friday for the liberation hero's state funeral. mandela's passing came last night, but many south africans only found out when waking friday morning. the latest images coming there show an outpouring of emotion as people gather outside his home in jo
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